The government has intensified preparations due to the increasing pace of corona infection in Bihar and the possibility of new variants Omicron. In this regard, oxygen pipeline will also be laid in community health centers. At the same time, pre-fabricated field hospitals will be built. Its preparation has been started.
A health department official said that the process of laying pipeline through Bihar Medical Services and Infrastructure Development Corporation (BMSICL) has been started in identified community health centers of the state. For this, proposals have been invited from private sector companies on behalf of BMSICL.
Oxygen pipeline will be laid in 36 CHCs in Magadha division
According to the health department, 254 Community Health Centers (CHCs) in the state have been identified for laying oxygen pipelines. Major districts of all the divisions have been included in these. Oxygen gas pipeline will be laid in 56 CHCs in Tirhut division, 27 in Saran division, 32 in Darbhanga division, 17 in Kosi division, 25 in Purnia division, 20 in Munger division, 14 in Bhagalpur division, 27 in Patna division, Oxygen pipeline will be laid in 36 CHCs in Magadha division.
Pre-fabricated hospital also planned to be built
Apart from this, keeping in view the apprehension of Omicron, a plan has also been made to build a pre-fabricated hospital. BMSICL plans to set up 100-bedded hospitals in 13 hospitals and 50-bedded hospitals in 15 hospitals. A total of 28 such hospitals have been planned in the state.
Oxygen pipeline will be available till every bed in these hospitals.
It is said that medical colleges, sub-divisional hospitals, primary health centers, field hospitals will be built in the district hospital premises itself. The agency building the hospital will have to maintain it for three years. These hospitals will have the facility of oxygen pipeline to every bed.
All parks and gardens in the state closed from December 31 to January 2
According to sources, the locations for these hospitals have also been selected. It is noteworthy that the number of corona patients in Bihar is gradually increasing. Here, in view of the increasing pace of corona infection in Patna, permission will have to be taken from the district administration before organizing any kind of program in public places. From December 31 to January 2, all parks and gardens in the state have been closed.